Helmuth Pehlke

Professor of Old Testament for the Bonn, Germany Extension

Education

  • Th.D. in Semitics and Old Testament, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1985
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978
  • Dip. in English language, Royal Society of Arts, London, UK, 1970
  • Dip. in English language and literature, University of Cambridge extension, 1969
  • Dip. in Theology, Theological Division of Bibelschule Bergstrasse, 1968
  • Dip. in Missions, Bibelschule Brake, 1966

Teaching Experience

  • Co-Promoter, Old Testament Department, University Kampen, Holland, 2000-2009
  • Chair of Semitics and Old Testament, Freie Theologische Akademie, Giessen, 1987-2005
  • Professor of Semitics and Old Testament, Freie Theologische Akademie, Giessen, 1983-2005
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Semitics and Old Testament, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980-83
  • Assistant for Textual Criticism and Ugaritic, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978-80
  • Lecturer of Bible and Evangelism, Bibelschule Bergstrasse, 1970-75

Ministry Experience

  • Chaplain, Christian guest house, 1970
  • Chaplain for different tourist groups to Israel
  • Counselor in youth camps, tent missions
  • Summer missions work in former communist Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia
  • Speaker at revival meetings, numerous churches, conferences, summer camps and retreats

Publications/Research Projects

  • "Eschatologie im Alten Testament." BSB journal (online) 2, 2011, 38-51.
  • Raymoud R. Hausoul/ Thomas Ehlert, Die Propheten Haggai und Maleachi. Ed. H. Pehlke. Edition C Altes Testament. Witten:R. Brockhaus, 2011.
  • Winfried Meissner, Die Buecher Joel & Obadja. Ed. H. Pehlke. Edition C Altes Testament. Holzgerlingen: Haenssler, 2001.
  • Hans-Georg Wuench, Das Buch Rut. Ed. H. Pehlke. Edition C Altes Testament. Holzgerlingen: Haenssler, 1998.
  • "Anmerkungen zu Gen 9:6" (exegetical remarks to Gen 9:6). In: Sprache lieben - Gottes Wort verstehen. Beiträge zur biblischen Exegese. FS for Heinrich von Siebenthal. Giessen and Basel: Brunnen, 2011, pp. 75-86.
  • M. Dreytza, Das Buch Micha. Edition C Altes Testament. Ed. Helmuth Pehlke. Witten: SCM Brockhaus, 2009.
  • Helmuth Pehlke, "Erzählliteratur in der Bibel." (Narrative Literature in the Bible.) Impulse, May 2010, p. 5-6.
  • "Faith and Conduct in the Old Testament", Southwestern Journal of Theology 48 (2005) S. 51-67.
  • "Sind die alttestamentlichen Gesetze für den Christen verbindlich?" /Der Evangelist/ 2, 2006, 8-15.
  • Senior Editor of Edition C Altes Testament (42 volume commentary of the Old Testament), 1996-present.
  • Essay on “Faith and Behavior in the Old Testament,” Jahrbuch für Evangelikale Theologie (2005).
  • Book-review/editor, Jahrbuch für Evagelikale Theologie, 1988-2000
  • Articles in a multi-volume Bible dictionary
    • “King and Kingdom,” “Leviticus,” “Moses,” “Solomon” and “Crime and Punishment”
  • „Anmerkungen zur Exegese des Dekalogs” (Remarks on the Exegesis of the Decalogue) in Begründung ethischer Normen (Wuppertal, 1998).
  • „Das Verhältnis der Archäologie zur Exegese, dargestellt an drei Beispielen“ (The Relationship between archaeology and exegesis) in Jahrbuch für Evangelikale Theologie 10 (1996): 7-32.
  • „Der Versuch einer heilsgeschichtlichen Einordnung von Matthäus 24 and 25“ (An attempt to position Matthew 24 and 25 in Salvation History) Bibel und Gemeinde.
  • Die Geschichte Israel: Ein Königreich von Priestern (A History of Old Testament History) (Hänssler, 2001).
  • An exegetical and theological study of Genesis 49:1-28. ThD Dissertation Dallas Seminary, 1985. Ann Arbor: University Microfils International, 1991, pp. 334.
  • A Catalogue and Bibliography for Old Aramaic and Offical Aramaic Inscriptions. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1981, pp. 104.
  • The Literary Background of the Wife-sister Stories in Genesis. ThM Thesis. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978, pp. 190.
  • „Schriftlichkeit im Alten Vorderen Orient und im Alten Testament“ (Literacy in the Ancient Near East and in teh Old Testament) in Zur Umwelt des Alten Testaments: 12-41.
  • „Bünde im Alten Vorderen Orient und im Alten Testament“ (Covenants and Treaties in the Ancient Near East and in the Old Testament) in Zur Umwelt des Alten Testaments: 76-113.
  • „Propheten im Alten Vorderen Orient und im Alten Testament“ )Prophets in the Ancient Near East and in the Old Testament) in Zur Umwelt des Alten Testaments: 154-187.
  • Editor of Zur Umwelt des Alten Testaments (The World of the old Testament) (Hänssler Verlag, 2002).
  • Numerous book reviews in national and international journals.

Societies

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für evangelikale Theologie (AfeT)
  • Facharbeitsgruppe Altes Testament (FAGAT)
  • Federation of European Evangelical Theologians (FEET)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS)
  • Society for Biblical Literature (SBL)
  • Institute for Biblical Research (IBR)
  • American School of Oriental Research (ASOR)

Awards

  • Recipient of The William M. Anderson Scholarship Award, Dallas 1985

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